Dancer and member of 19-person Japanese boy band EXILE (formerly J Soul Brothers). The Award-winning band has sold over 20 million records and counting.
The band was formed in 1999 under the name J Soul Brothers. It was later changed to EXILE in 2001.
He and his group have won Artist of the Year at the 2009 and 2010 Billboard Japan Music Awards, among others.
He was born and raised in Japan.
He and his band were featured in singer Pharrell Williams' Japanese music video for the song "Happy."